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25 resources with the concept the color purple

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A Black Writer in the South | American Masters: Alice Walker

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Alice Walker discusses the influence the strong women in her family and her experiences growing up on a plantation in Eatonton, Georgia had on her writing. Part of the American Masters series, the short video includes images of her...
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The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A clip from the documentary Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth features Walker discussing her writing process and why she chose to write The Color Purple as an epistolary novel. The resource is part of PBS' American Masters series.
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Gabrielle Union Discusses The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Gabrielle Union discusses the role Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple, plays in her life. She stresses the importance of readers being able to find reflections of themselves in literature.
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Resurrecting Zora Neale Hurston | American Masters: Alice Walker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston, her life, her work as an anthropologist recording the customs and speech of southern Black people, and her novels would have remained largely ignored if not for the efforts of Alice Walker. An American Masters video...
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The Colors Song

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
A music video features two playful cats that explore the outside world to find colors. They showoff buckets of paint filled with primary colors and mix the paints together to create secondary colors.
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Look at All the Colors I Can See

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Learn the colors of the rainbow with help from a music video that highlights 12 colors—primary and secondary.
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Learn Colors and Objects Song

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
The grass is green and the bus is blue! Find out what color other objects are with a kid-friendly music video that sings about real-world objects and the colors that represent them. 
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Color Cards

For Students Pre-K - K
Reinforce color recognition with a set of cards that offer color words on a corresponding colored background. Colors in focus are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, and brown.
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"The Colors Song" - Learn the Colors Reggae

For Students Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Sway to a fun tune and get to know the primary colors blue, yellow, and red. In addition, viewers see what happens when primary colors are mixed together to make secondary colors.
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Cut and Paste Sea Creatures

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Beautiful sea creatures help teach young children about colors in a simple cut-and-paste activity. After looking at fun illustrations of fish, dolphins, crabs, and octopi, youngsters must cut out and match a series of colored circles to...
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PrestoBingo Colors

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Open children's eyes to the wonderful world of colors with a fun interactive game. From red, blue, and green to garnet, sapphire, and chartreuse, this resource engages young students in learning about all sorts of different colors.
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End of the Year Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
After months of hard work it's time to relax and have some fun with this end-of-the-year activity. Provided with a series of eight color-coded clue cards, students must search the classroom for different colored objects as they attempt...
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The Color Purple: Literature Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Labeled for use with The Color Purple, the templates, activities, and graphic organizers provide many opportunities for pupils to demonstrate their understanding of Alice Walker’s powerful story. Designed for use with independent reading...
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Color Words

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Brighten up your primary grade classroom with this series of printable color words. Covering all of basics from red and blue to black and pink, this simple resource is perfect for use with young children who are just beginning to learn...
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The Color Purple: K-W-H-L Strategy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners can chart what they know, what they would like to know, how they plan to learn, and what they have learned from Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Using questions about women's rights, kids study the themes of the novel and think...
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QAR for The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th
Have you heard of the QAR strategy? If your class is reading The Color Purple, provide them with this two-page worksheet to get them thinking. With the strategy, readers are introduced to four types of questions (right there, think and...
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The Color Purple Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Color Purple Essay Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 12 short answer and essay questions about Walker's The Color Purple. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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The Color Purple Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Students may check some of their answers online
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The Color Purple Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Lady Sings the Blues

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore women and music in the 20th century. In this music lesson, students study the relationship between literature and music through The Color Purple and music by Ethel Waters, MA Rainey, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella...
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A Deeper Shade of Purple

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the color purple. In this visual arts lesson, 3rd graders sort purple objects in various ways and create the color purple by mixing paint. Students create a purple portrait of a character from the play, Lost and Found.
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I See Purple

For Students K - 1st
In this recognizing the color purple learning exercise, students create a booklet of every day objects that are the color purple. Students read 9 pages.
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Purple Cut And Paste

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this reading worksheet, students learn the sight word "purple" by reading 8 sentences. Students cut and paste picture cards which correspond to the sentences. Example: "Popsicles can be purple."